The library annually circulates over 130,000 items, including books for all ages, magazines, music recordings, audiobooks, videos and DVDs. Special collections include large-print books and educational toys.
There is no limit on the number of items which may be borrowed by an individual except: Video cassettes and DVDs – 5 per card Reference books and rare or historically valuable books do not circulate.
Length of Loan Periods:
Adult & children’s books – 3 weeks
New fiction and designated non-fiction – 1 week
Interlibrary loan materials – set by the lending library
Magazines – 1 week Video cassettes and DVDs – 1 week
Other audio-visual materials – 3 weeks
Renewals may be made in person, over the telephone, via email or online through the
Sek N Find catalog. All materials may be renewed one time. Items borrowed on Interlibrary Loan can be renewed at the discretion of the owning library. Items which other patrons have placed a hold on cannot be renewed.
Library patrons may reserve materials in person, over the telephone, via email or online through the Sek N Find catalog. The patron will be notified when the materials become available. Books and other materials must be picked up within 5 days of notification unless the patron requests additional time.
Return of Materials:
The patron is responsible for returning materials on or before the date due. If items are overdue, the patron may be refused the right to borrow additional materials until the missing materials are returned or replacement costs are paid. Materials are the responsibility of the owner of the card used to check them out and/or the co-signer in the case of juveniles.
Fines are $0.50 per day, with a maximum of $5.00 per item, for all materials after the grace period. Grace periods vary from 7 days for DVDs and videos to 14 days for most other materials. Fines on interlibrary loans will be based on charges made by the loaning library. An accumulated $10.00 fine will suspend borrowing privileges. Library cards must be free of any charges before Internet access will be allowed.
Materials lost or damaged well beyond normal wear and tear will be charged to the patron. Fees paid are for damage to municipal property and do not constitute a purchase of the item.